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A strange white beauty

ienemien

Oosterwolde, Netherlands

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White Plume Moth
I saw this lovely little moth in my backyard.
Its close to my pond.

Location: Oosterwolde, Provence Friesland, the Netherlands,
Camera Canon Powershot A530

July 5, 2013

I did some research and find out that this little white beauty is a White Plume Moth (Pterophorus pentadactyla) is a moth of the family Pterophoroidea. It is found in Europe. The wingspan is 24–35 mm. It is uniformly white, with the hinds divided in three feathery plumes and the front legs, in another two.The moths fly from June to August. (Wikipedia)

“A strange white beauty” was featured in 100% , july 5, 2013
“A strange white beauty” was featured in The Wonder of Wings, july 10, 2013

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